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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Station #6 Groundbreaking

06_25_21 SIMPLE Sta 6 Groundbreaking Invitation

It's not a secret that San Marcos is a growing community. San Marcos Fire Department is proud to be adding Station #6 in order to provide fire services and staffing to help us cover this growth. This new station will be part of the TRACE communit...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Join us! Station #2 Grand Opening & Engine #2 Push-In Ceremony

_5_28_21 SIMPLE SMFD Sta 2 Grand Opening

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of the City’s newest Fire Station, located at 205 Flint Ridge Rd. Fire Station #2 will be replacing the existing Fire Station #2, currently located at the corner of Academy and Holland.We will also be pu...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Texas Fire Chiefs Association Honors SMFD Members

NF- SMFD Awards

Two members of the San Marcos Fire Department were honored with awards from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. The awards were presented on April 6, 2021, as part of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference in College Station, TX.

San Marcos Fir...

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Texas Fire Chiefs Association Fire Department News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

City Fire Marshal Receives Designation from Commission on Professional Credentialing

Kistner

Last month, City of San Marcos Fire Marshal Kelly Kistner became one of only 198 people worldwide to receive the official Fire Marshal designation from the Commission on Professional Credentialing.

 

The designation program recognizes career excell...

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Additional Info... Fire Department News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

JFA 2021 & CFA 2021 CANCELLED

2021 Cancelled SMFD JFA CFA

Because of the global coronavirus outbreak and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have no choice but to cancel this year’s Junior Fire Academy & Citizens Fire Academy.  Please see the JFA Website and CFA website for details ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Assistant Chief Rick Rowell Retires

Chief Rowell Retires 01-22-21

Rick joined the San Marcos Fire Department in August 1986 as a firefighter trainee and has promoted thru the ranks of Engineer in 1989, Lieutenant in 1994, Captain in 2005, Battalion Chief in 2007 to his current position, Assistant Chief, which he has hel...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Thank you, Mendez Elementary!

02-10-21 Mendez Elementary Thank You Bags

For the week leading up to Valentine's Day, Mendez Elementary PTA cupid's were busy showered the fire department in Valentine's Day love.  Mendez Elementary PTA invited SMFD to their special Valentine&rsquo...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

SMFD held a soft Grand Opening for Station #2

Full Station 1

San Marcos Fire Department hosted a small, socially-distanced grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. This ceremonially marked the opening of its newest fire station #2.  This station is located off Ranch Road 12 in the La Cima ne...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Thank you, San Marcos H-E-Bs! Helping Heroes 2020

H-E-B Helping Heroes 2020 SMFD

This year, H-E-B adopted more than 750 fire stations statewide, including more than 200 in Central Texas, 100 in San Antonio and 70 in the Houston area. Taking a more social-distant approach this year to protect the health and safety of the H-E-B Partners...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 1, 2020

Enjoy your retirement, Richard Howser!

Howser Retirement Ole Betsy Mug 2

Engineer Howser has given San Marcos Fire Department and the community of San Marcos so much in his 40 years of service. We appreciate him and the dedication he has spread throughout his career. We’re sad to see you go, but happy for your next a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

State Farm Agents hosted TACO TUESDAY!

07212020 Taco Tuesday from State Farm

San Marcos Fire Department was graciously fed lunch by local San Marcos State Farm agents on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. They hosted Taco Tuesday!  The 5 San Marcos State Farm Agents partnered with Big Dog Catering and personally delivered lunch to a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Thank you for 40 Years!

Howser 40 Years

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 was a big day for SMFD Engineer Richard Howser.  It marked 40 years of service to the City of San Marcos and San Marcos Fire Department. 

He started on July 14, 1980. Richard is an extremely hard-worker and is a ver...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Turning Dirt for new Station #2

Shovel Ceremony

The City of San Marcos and San Marcos Fire Department is moving forward on replacing and relocating Fire Station 2.

The current station #2 was built in the 1950s and is located at Academy Street. The new station will move to Wonder World Drive and Ranch Ro...

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